1+ months

AFS Postdoctoral Scholar

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title AFS Postdoctoral Scholar
Requisition Number DU00168
Department Name 81070:ANIMAL AND FOOD SCIENCES
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $47,476 - $50,000
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

Ph.D. in Animal Science, Nutrition or an allied field with a strong background in the biological sciences

Required Related Experience

Specialization: Ruminant Nutrition/Nutritional Physiology. To be discussed and determined by hiring supervisor.

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Positions may include, but not limited to, sitting for long periods of time, repetative motion, lifting, pushing/pulling, exposure to heat/cold, working with animals.


Monday – Friday; 8am-5pm is standard, may include nights/weekends/holidays as required by project/supervisor

Job Summary

Ruminant Nutrition/Nutritional Physiology. The successful candidate will conduct research aimed at maximizing the utilization of hemp by-products in ruminants. Position requires design, conduct, analysis and publication of research directed towards cattle. Candidate should have good written and oral communication skills. Include copy of transcripts for all academic work and CV.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Skills/knowledge will vary depending on project and area of research. Candidate should have good written and oral communication skills.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Ph.D. in Animal Science, Nutrition or an allied field with a strong background in the biological sciences. Ruminant Nutrition/Nutritional Physiology.

Deadline to Apply 01/31/2021
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Posted: 2020-12-04 Expires: 2021-02-07

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